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  • I’m pretty sure I was the only passenger who saw this small heart-shaped iceberg off the coast of Kulusuuk, Greenland. I gasped when I saw it, and barely had time to get my camera out to capture this rough shot as the small plane rattled. At the rate things are melting, it is doubtful that it still exists in this pretty shape.

    Of course I would see this when I was in one of my most cynical phases in relation to love and what love means. This thing was the universe just laughing right back at me, and laughing at my poor little human concept of love.

    The last thing I wanted to see was something heart-shaped. I was over it. Love has never been easy for me…so when in doubt, I’ve chosen aloneness. On one hand, my adventurous spirit has benefited from this, since I’ve often traveled alone and have learned new things that way. It has opened me to magical experiences. On the other hand, I’ve never really had a “normal” experience of love. But I’ve gotten over it and don’t need to be “normal” anymore to be happy. I’m just happy and weird.

    We just have to be love if we want love. And it is just one of those cosmic things; it either happens or it doesn’t.

    This was my state of mind when I saw this little heart made out of ice. And as hardened as my own heart was at the time, I think it melted a tiny bit. Something good happened.

    ( I have much more to write about my experiences in the far north....stay tuned!)
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